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descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently

(of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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Our study used a multidimensional approach, reflective of the most common conceptualization of the EO construct (Miller 1983), including dimensions of innovativeness, proactiveness, and risk-taking.
However, we did not find any significant effects for innovativeness, risk-taking, proactiveness and the generation in charge of the company.
* Proactiveness: strives for novel opportunities which may or may not be allied to the existing line of operations.
Personality traits of an effective entrepreneur were measured under five traits namely: Proactiveness, risk-taking, autonomy, creativity and locus of control.
lack entrepreneurial orientation in terms of proactiveness. In contrast,
The author revealed that a firm with a high degree of proactiveness provides competitive advantage from the competitors.
Over the years some important dimensions of corporate entrepreneurship have been identified, which includes innovativeness, proactiveness, risk-taking, competitive aggressiveness and autonomy and self-renewal (Zahra and Garvis 2000; Lumpkin and Dess 1996; Covin and Miles 1999; Pittaway 2001).
Focusing on detail, feasibility, proactiveness, amount of planning, and past actions are active and effective ways for entrepreneurs to cope with errors.
Proactiveness in Engagement: Although many organizations treat the question of involving law enforcement agencies in cybersecurity as a matter of whether to do so, it often comes down to when.
Entrepreneurial orientation (EO) encompasses the simultaneous presence of innovativeness, proactiveness, and risk taking in firms (Miller, 1983).
But Jim said: "I know the current economic downturn has had a negative impact on sales but I ask you to take into consideration my hard work, proactiveness and loyalty to the company over a decade."
"Working in a young, dynamic organisation against an ever-changing economic backdrop requires continual proactiveness to ensure that the operations run smoothly.